Today Charlotte celebrated another historic jewel in its crown. City and county officials joined Johnson C. Smith University in cutting the ribbon to open the newly renovated George E. Davis House at 301 Campus Street in the West End.
Johnson C. Smith University is pleased to announce a gift of $825,000 from the John M. Belk Endowment to increase access to the university by providing scholarships to deserving students.
Johnson C. Smith University is collaborating with Sugar Creek Charter School (SCCS) and Friendships Gardens of Charlotte to generate interest in sustainability through gardening while helping to solve Charlotte’s food desert issue.
Darrica Byrd, a junior at Johnson C. Smith University, participated in a nationally competitive event funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in February. Byrd, was among eight students in the nation selected to attend this year’s Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit in Boca Raton, Fla.
Nine students and three residence hall coordinators from Johnson C. Smith University have been trained to serve as mentors in the Transitional Aftercare Network (TAN). TAN is a developmental program for inmates returning to their private lives after incarceration.
The Johnson C. Smith University department of athletics, in conjunction with the Project Life Movement, will host a CIAA-SAAC Bone Marrow Drive on Wednesday, April 9th in The Block area located on the campus of JCSU.
A lean, green, cleaning machine is making life easier for JCSU’s cleaning crew and restrooms more inviting for students. In Greenfield Hall, the Hillyard Cleaning Companion has replaced the traditional cleaning method to save costs and make the job easier for workers.
Jheanelle Linton, sophomore computer engineering major from St. Thomas, Jamaica, has been named HBCU All-Star of 2014 by the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. This new initiative recognizes and empowers outstanding student leaders to become advocates for academic success and excellence.